Curriculum Vitae

Kevin Van Lierop
London, Canada
hi@kvl.me

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Degrees & Diplomas

Master of Adult Education, Community Development
St. Francis Xavier University — Antigonish, Canada
2020

Bachelor of Education, Intermediate/Senior Geography & History
Western University — London, Canada
2010

Diploma, Urban Planning
Fanshawe College — London, Canada
2007

Bachelor of Arts, History
King’s University College at Western University — London, Canada
2005

Certificates

Certificate, Knowledge Mobilization
University of Guelph — Guelph, Ontario
2022

Project Management I & II
Mitacs — Canada
2018

Certifications

Ontario Certified Teacher
Ontario College of Teachers — Canada
2010–present

Professional Development

All About Boards
Pillar Nonprofit Network — London, Ontario
2022

Understanding your Customer: From Insights to Action
Ivey Business School — London, Ontario
2016

Community Development for Practitioners
Campus for Communities of the Future — London, Ontario
2013

Foundational Community Building
Campus for Communities of the Future — London, Ontario
2013

Active Creative Engaged (ACE) Communities Training
City of London — London, Ontario
2012

ENGAGE! - Community Leadership
London Community Foundation — London, Ontario
2012

Leadership London
Emerging Leaders — London, Ontario
2011

Employment

Director of Learning Innovation
Fair Chance Learning — Canada
06.2023–03.2024

Consultant, Co-operative Education
Fanshawe College — London, Canada
08.2017–11.2019, 11.2022–06.2023

Product Manager, Academic Services
Fanshawe College — London, Canada
11.2019–11.2022

Senior Strategist, Engagement Design
Form & Foundry Inc. — Canada
02.2014–12.2018

Web Product Manager
Libro Credit Union — London, Canada
11.2014-11.2016

Program Management Consultant
UnLondon Digital Media Association — London, Canada
01.2009-12.2015

Manager, Community Development
London Fuse New Media Collective — London, Canada
02.2012–02.2014

Community Engagement Manager
Emerging Leaders London — London, Canada
02.2011–02.2012

Faculty, Urban Planning
Fanshawe College — London, Canada
09.2007–12.2010

Research Associate, Urban Development
Western University — London, Canada
05.2007–08.2009

Community Leadership

Co-Founder & Director of Engagement
Good City Co. — London, Canada
01.2017–12.2021

Board Director
London Cycle Link — London, Canada
01.2021–01.2022

Director, Educational Programming
PodCamp London — London, Canada
01.2009–12.2015

Marketing Committee Member
Museum London — London, Canada
01.2013–12.2015

Director, Executive Committee
Urban League of London — London, Canada
06.2013–12.2015

Steering Committee Member
Our Street London — London, Canada
08.2010–08.2014

Committee Member
Community Engagement Task Force — London, Canada
06.2011–12.2012

Awards & Recognition

Growing Prosperity Award
Libro Credit Union — London, Canada
2016

Young Alumni Award
King’s University College — London, Canada
2013

Michael Barrington Hall Memorial Award
Fanshawe College — London, Canada
2007

Original Research

Van Lierop, K. (2020). The importance of place: Exploring informal learning for community leadership through auto-ethnography. Antigonish, Canada: St. Francis Xavier University.

Research Contributions

[role noted in brackets]

Dunae, P. A., Lutz, J. S., Lafreniere, D., & Gilliland, J. (2011). Making the inscrutable, scrutable: Race and space in Victoria’s Chinatown, 1891. B.C. Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly, (169), 51–80. Retrieved from http://tinyurl.com/y5kp62l2
[project management; data creation; presentation design]

Gilliland, J. (2010). The built environment and obesity: Trimming waistlines through neighbourhood design. In T. Bunting, referenceP. Filon, & R. Walker (Eds.), Canadian cities in transition (pp. 391–410). Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
[data analysis; presentation design; project management]

Larsen, K., & Gilliland, J. (2008). Mapping the evolution of ‘food deserts’ in a Canadian city: Supermarket accessibility in London, Ontario, 1961–2005. International Journal of Health Geographics, 7(16). https://doi.org/10.1186/1476-072X-7-16
[spatial analysis; editing; graphic design]

Loebach, J. E. (2013). Children’s neighbourhood geographies: Examining children’s perception and use of their neighbourhood environments for healthy activity (Doctoral Dissertation). London, Canada: University of Western Ontario. Retrieved from http://tinyurl.com/y2gkdd4d
[data collection; spatial analysis; graphic design]

Poutanen, M., & Gilliland, J. (2017). Mapping Work in Early Twentieth-Century Montreal: A Rabbi, a Neighbourhood, and a Community. Urban History Review/Revue d’histoire urbaine, 45(2), 7–24. https://doi.org/10.7202/1051383ar
[project management; data creation; writing; graphic design]

Novak, M. J., & Gilliland, J. A. (2011). Trading places: A historical geography of retailing in London, Canada. Social Science History, 35(4), 543–570. Retrieved from http://tinyurl.com/y6nqw9uj
[editing; graphic design]

Novak, M. (2010). The Evolution of the Retail Landscape (Doctoral Dissertation). London, Canada: University of Western Ontario. Retrieved from http://tinyurl.com/y6csgtmx
[editing; graphic design; spatial analysis]

Sadler, R. C. (2013). Geographic Issues in Evaluating the Food System and Effective Interventions for Health and the Economy (Doctoral Dissertation). London, Canada: University of Western Ontario. Retrieved from. http://tinyurl.com/yyaampsh
[data collection; spatial analysis; graphic design]

Sadler, R. C., Gilliland, J. A., & Arku, G. (2011). An application of the edge effect in measuring accessibility to multiple food retailer types in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. International journal of health geographics, 10(1), 34. https://doi.org/10.1186/1476-072X-10-34
[data collection; spatial analysis; graphic design]